-soaked

-soaked
[[t]-soʊkt[/t]]
1) COMB in ADJ: usu ADJ n -soaked combines with nouns such as `rain' and `blood' to form adjectives which describe someone or something that is extremely wet or extremely damp because of the thing mentioned.

...the possibility of a rain-soaked pitch causing a game to be cancelled.

...blood-soaked clothes.

2) COMB in ADJ: usu ADJ n -soaked combines with nouns such as `sun' to form adjectives which describe places, times, or events that have a lot of the thing mentioned.

...a sun-soaked Caribbean island.

...the cash-soaked Eighties...

The champagne-soaked event took over the city's main thoroughfare.


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  • soaked — UK [səʊkt] / US [soʊkt] adjective extremely wet She was shivering and soaked with sweat. soaked through (= wet all the way through): Our tent is soaked through. soaked to the skin/bone: Most of the walkers were soaked to the skin. blood soaked: a …   English dictionary

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  • soaked — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look ▪ get ADVERB ▪ absolutely, completely, thoroughly ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Soaked — Soak Soak, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Soaked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Soaking}.] [OE. soken, AS. socian to sioak, steep, fr. s?can, s?gan, to suck. See {Suck}.] 1. To cause or suffer to lie in a fluid till the substance has imbibed what it can contain; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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